Adapting Syndromic Surveillance Systems to Increase Value to Local Health Departments

Erika Samoff, Mary T. Fangman, Amy Ising, Lana Deyneka, Anna E. Waller


As syndromic surveillance systems continue to evolve, they are being tailored for a broader set of users. In North Carolina, changes designed to facilitate efficient access for small public health agencies have been implemented to the syndromic surveillance system NC DETECT. We will describe these changes and use of syndromic surveillance information at local health departments in North Carolina prior to and following changes to North Carolina's syndromic surveillance system.

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Online Journal of Public Health Informatics * ISSN 1947-2579 *